Mercedes-Benz GLE owners manuals

Mercedes-Benz GLE

Mercedes-Benz GLE specs

Model overview

The Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, previously Mercedes-Benz M-Class, is a mid-size luxury SUV manufactured by the German carmaker Mercedes-Benz as 1997. In terms of dimension, it is positioned within the smaller GLC-Class (based on the C-Class) and the bigger GLS-Class, the last with which it shares platforms.

For a short period, among 1999 and 2002, the M-Class was also produced by Magna Steyr in Graz, Austria, for the European market, before all the making shifted to the U.S. plant near Vance, Alabama. Of 2012, the M-Class was also constructed at new factories in India and Indonesia.

As of April 2015, the M-Class has been changed to GLE-Class.

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE comes in GLE 350, GLE 350 4Matic, and GLE 450 4Matic trim levels. They are mostly identified by powertrain choices and all-wheel drive. The GLE has room for five passengers, or seven if you attach the optional third-row seats.

The GLE 350 is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder (255 horsepower, 273 lb-ft of torque) that is joined with a nine-speed automatic transmission that drives the rear wheels. Mercedes' all-wheel-drive system is available for the GLE 350 4Matic. The GLE 450 4Matic comes by default with all-wheel drive and is powered by turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder (362 hp, 369 lb-ft). It also equipped with a 48-volt EQ Boost electrical system that unites 21 hp when required.

Mercedes-Benz GLE known problems

Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Mercedes-Benz GLE are:

  • Supply chain problems
  • The welds on the rear cross-beam may not be enough strong and could break.
  • Due to inadequate padding, riders may not be made aware that the headrest on the third row of seats is not in the right position. 
  • The garnish molding to the window stay bar of the rear doors may not be installed accurately. As a consequence, the garnish molding could become separated in motion, posing a danger to the coming traffic.

Mercedes-Benz GLE PDF owner manual

On this page you can find the owners manuals for the GLE model sorted by year. The manuals are free to download and are available in PDF format. Is is recommended to check the owners manual corresponding to the correct year of your Mercedes-Benz GLE to solve the problems or to get insights about the car.

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